Debt-Laden Ultra Petroleum Warned by New York Stock Exchange

Some of the Oklahoma energy companies that were warned or removed from trading on the New York Stock Exchange because of their financial struggles aren’t alone. As the Houston Business Journal reported recently, Houston-based Ultra Petroleum Corp…

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Fracking Disclosure Report Not Kind to Continental Resources

The 2015 Disclosing the Facts report on fracking is out with rankings of 30 publicly-traded energy companies and their disclosures of the chemicals used in the controversial process.
Eight oil and gas companies made improvements in their 2015 di…

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Study Seeks Ways to Save Bats from Windfarm Deaths

While some wildlife biologists express concern about the fate of bates in northwest Oklahoma’s Selman Cave because of the cave’s proximity to wind farms, a new study suggests some species might be better able to absorb losses than others killed b…

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Engineers Assure OKC of Ability to Withstand Earthquakes

The jump in earthquakes across Oklahoma in recent years got the attention recently of members of the Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust. They wondered about engineering designs of water pipelines and water treatment plants and whether there should be …

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Hamm says State is Wasting Money on Tax Credits for Wind Industry

Yes, Harold Hamm is one of the oil and gas leaders behind the billboard campaign against the Wind Industry continuing to get tax credits in Oklahoma. He admitted it over the weekend when he joined Pete Delaney, former OGE chairman in an interview on KF…

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OKC Negotiates with Company that Paid Biggest Fine Ever at DEQ

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality says Severn Trent Services will pay $955,000 to settle the water problems and violations it made in Hugo, reaching the largest water quality related settlement in the state department’s history.
At the …

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Solar Energy Company With $2 billion in US Loan Guarantees in Deep Financial Trouble

Six years after President Obama hailed a Spanish company for its clean-energy projects and work in using solar technology to supply electricity, the company is in big financial trouble after coming to the U.S and building two American plants.
Pr…

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Solar Energy Company With $2 billion in US Loan Guarantees in Deep Financial Trouble

Six years after President Obama hailed a Spanish company for its clean-energy projects and work in using solar technology to supply electricity, the company is in big financial trouble after coming to the U.S and building two American plants.
Presiden…

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Oklahoma and Other States Want EPA to Start from Scratch on Suspended Mercury Rule

Oklahoma and 19 other states now want the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Environmental Protection Agency to start all over on a new mercury rule that resulted in last summer’s 5-4 ruling where the high court ruled the EPA failed to consider cost…

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TransCanada’s $13 billion Pipeline Company Purchase Affects Four Oklahoma Companies.

TransCanada, the company that constructed the Keystone pipeline from Cushing south to the Gulf Coast but failed to win approval of the northern leg from Canada to Nebraska, is paying $13 billion to buy the U.S. gas pipeline company, Columbia Pipe…

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